International Friendly Matches: Uganda Cranes to host Sao Tome and Principe, Malawi

Uganda CranesUganda Cranes Vs Sao Tome and Principe (At Mandela National Stadium, Namboole – 4 pm)

Tuesday, 27th March 2018:

Uganda Cranes Vs Malawi (At Mandela National Stadium, Namboole – 4 pm)

Uganda Cranes will optimally utilize the forth coming international break with two high profile build up matches lined up.

Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) has secured two international build ups against West Africans Sao Tome and Principe on Saturday, 24th March 2018 at Mandela National Stadium and against Malawi on Tuesday, 27th March 2018 at the same venue.

‘These matches will further help me take a critical look at many players i have not yet got the chance to look especially those foreign based players. These matches will help prepare the team ahead of the next round of the AFCON 2019 qualifiers which will both be at home. I am very glad for the great effort of the federation (FUFA) and our sister countries whom we shall play’ Uganda Cranes head coach Sebastien Desabre said.

Most summoned players led by the team captain Denis Onyango of Mamelodi Sundowns for the two international friendly matches are already in the country.

The team which is camped at Ivy’s Hotel in Wakaliga starts training at Mandela National stadium, Namboole on Tuesday afternoon.

Full Uganda Cranes Team Summoned:

Goalkeepers:

Denis Onyango – team captain (Mamelodi Sundowns, South Africa), Robert Odongkara (St George, Ethiopia), Jamal Salim (El Merriekh, Sudan)

Out Field players: 

Nico Wakiro Wadada (Vipers, Uganda), Denis Iguma (Al-Ahed SC, Lebanon), Alex Kakuba (C.D. Feirense on loan from Estoril Praia, Portugal), Godfrey ‘Jajja Walu’ Walusimbi (Gor Mahia, Kenya), Joseph Ochaya (Lusaka Dynamos, Zambia), Bevis Kristofer Kizito Mugabi (Yeovil Town, England), Murushid Jjuuko (Simba, Tanzania), Isaac Isinde (Unattached), Timothy Dennis Awany (KCCA, Uganda), Hassan Wasswa Mawanda (El-Geish, Egypt), Khalid Aucho (East Bengal, India), Geofrey ‘Baba’ Kizito (Than Quảng Ninh, Vietnam), Tadeo Lwanga (Vipers, Uganda), William Luwagga Kizito (CSM Politehnica Lași, Romania) Abraham Ndugwa (Masavu, Uganda), Milton Karisa (Vipers, Uganda), Emmanuel Okwi (Simba, Tanzania), Yunus ‘Manucho’ Sentamu (Tirana, Albania), Hood Kawesa (Buildcon, Zambia), Fahad Bayo (Buildcon, Zambia), Derrick Nsibambi (KCCA, Uganda)